new ranger which one?? - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


General Ford Ranger Discussion General discussion of the Ford Ranger that does not fit in any other sub-forum.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-20-2006
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: denville
Posts: 194
new ranger which one??

thinking of ordering a new ranger 07 either level11 or fx4 off road, which one? using it as a second car or truck so i dont need to go off road but i like the way it sounds level11, now do i order a manual or auto? which is better for towing my car? i like to shift but if auto is better then ill have to go with that. thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-20-2006
rocketman121's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Bethany, OK
Posts: 32
So you dont like to go offroad but your getting an offroad truck?

Ill give you my 2wd and....say 1000 bucks and you can give me the LVL II, sound good?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-20-2006
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: denville
Posts: 194
ranger

i like the looks of the fx4 off road and level11 compared to the xlts or 4x4's, i might even take it off road since my brother-in law rides his truck off road, just dont like banging up a new truck.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-20-2006
jtslmn720's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Kent State, Kent Ohio
Posts: 7,367
for towing your going to want to have auot... i forget the exact figures but the auto can tow much more then manual...

theres lots of people that get fx4's that dont offroad, just because i buy a STi doesnt mean im going to become a rally champion...get what you want, im sure the 4wd will be nice to if you have snow in your area...
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-20-2006
03bamaGT's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: B'ham, AL
Posts: 1,752
auto for towing because u dont want to ride the clutch that much. Sti's have CRAZY traction, wish they made a mustang Sti lol
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-21-2006
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: denville
Posts: 194
ranger

think ill stick to a manual and tow my car with something else.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-21-2006
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: usa
Posts: 24,936
the auto has a higher tow rating. but then agian the auto sucks. personally i would get the manual so i could have that lovely shifter the Level II has. oh ya get the LEVEL II...
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 10-21-2006
KARPE's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Valrico, Fl 33594
Posts: 4,748
Level 11 lol

The LevelII will have a higher resale value when you don't want it anymore, and like Zach said the auto is better for towing. If you sell your vehicles privately manual would be easier to sell, but Auto would get you more dollars on a trade-in
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 10-21-2006
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: denville
Posts: 194
took a ride in a 07 ranger today after work the sport model 4x4 manual then i rode the sport 4x4 extra cab 4 door auto, i liked the manual 5-speed seem to have more snot? then the auto which seemed good but not as powerfull as the manual/ weird!! level11 would be nice with the 5-speed and the heck with towing, not sure if ill even tow anything with the ranger. not sure yet but he said i could get a off road fx4 auto 4x4 4 door for under $23.000 less with manual?? what to do??.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 10-22-2006
Ranger0n20s's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mandeville, Louisiana
Posts: 387
im gettin a ford sport trac to tow my ranger
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 10-22-2006
bwester04's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Round Rock, Tx
Posts: 2,641
Get the manual, way more fun to drive.. and I have driven an 4.0L with the auto and it didnt have ***** like the manual.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 10-22-2006
Trigger01's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 18,788
I would go with a LII in an auto for what you need. that's just my thoughts though.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 10-22-2006
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: denville
Posts: 194
auto with the 4.0 didnt do it for me, then i took out the sport 4 door 4x4 4.0 manual much better and seemed more power, i like that i can control my shifts? the auto seems to be just flat and i pushed it hard, i like the 5-speed manual level11 in that redfire metallic, i dont think that the 07 level2 comes with a manual transfer case? they looked and couldnt find it??.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 10-22-2006
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: usa
Posts: 24,936
no only 02-03 have manual transfercases... honistly still say if you buy a ranger get manual screw auto MANUAL FOR EVER!!
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 10-22-2006
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: denville
Posts: 194
manual all the way.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 11-01-2006
GrafixGuy's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Montgomery, AL
Posts: 8,703
my 3.0 auto is fun to drive...
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 11-01-2006
ranger's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Imperial Beach, CA
Posts: 4,502
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackRanger93
my 3.0 auto is fun to drive...

get a manual and you will never look back. LONG LIVE THE MANUAL!!!!!!!!
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 11-02-2006
Bumpncarstereo's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: btwn the Buff and the Roc
Posts: 1,302
x2 the manual, get the LVII
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 11-02-2006
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: denville
Posts: 194
ranger or full size? truck.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 11-02-2006
BRENSRANGER's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 1,308
my auto an't bad
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Single or Dual Exhaust... Which one for performance? CjRanger99 General Ford Ranger Discussion 31 03-16-2017 09:29 AM
Oil Filter Best One and which one. Jeriziah 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 36 03-01-2011 10:15 AM
Which tire and Which size? Redrider11 Wheels & Tires Semi-Tech 16 01-17-2010 09:47 PM
need to know which wire is which RedPowerRanger General Technical & Electrical 3 01-28-2007 06:25 PM
Need a new radio.... which one...? rngprerunner Audio & Video Tech 12 10-14-2004 04:45 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:26 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.